Autism and anxiety can appear to be very similar conditions, but they are not one and the same. Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a neurodevelopmental disorder, while anxiety is a mental health condition. To make it a bit more confusing though, they do often go hand-in-hand, as those living with autism can be
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ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, has become one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders affecting children and adolescents. The CDC’s most recent report on ADHD estimates that there are more than 6 million kids affected by this condition in the United States. Yet for young people living with ADHD, there is still often confusion
Once again, many of our physicians were recognized for their outstanding work and patient care. Austin Monthly magazine recently named its “Top Docs for Kids” in the April issue, with ten of our CNCA physicians making the list. We’re not surprised — we know kids. It’s our specialty. We are passionate about meeting them, treating
As of 2016 more than 6 million children in the U.S. had ADHD (CDC), and that number has likely only increased over the past five years. ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a common neurological disorder that causes children (and adults) to be easily distracted, have difficulty paying attention or lose focus, or act impulsively.
Do you know what “FFFF” is? It stands for Fight, Flight, Freeze and Fib. These words describe our natural reactions when we are confused, scared or challenged. For special needs children, especially those with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the FFFF response can easily go from zero to sixty in no time at all.
Congratulations are in order for Child Neurology Consultants’ Dr. Dilip Karnik. He has recently been named as a SuperDoctors Legacy Member to its Hall of Fame Doctor Circle for the 15th year in a row. We’d say he’s not only leaving a legacy in terms of his tireless dedication to caring for children and educating
The FDA recently approved a new type of therapy for children (between the ages of eight and twelve years old) with ADHD in the form of a videogame. The game is called EndeavorRX and is available solely by prescription from a doctor. Dr. Dilip Karnik, one of Child Neurology Consultants of Austin’s board-certified pediatric neurologists
Join us on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CT The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented change and stress. To help support our families during this time, we have launched a series of video broadcasts streamed live on Facebook about various topics that impact our patient families. You can access our past videos here.
Dr. Dilip Karnik is a true pioneer around here being one of the first pediatric neurologist to practice in Austin more than 35 years ago. He fulfilled his medical training at Grant Medical College of the University of Bombay in India, followed by a pediatric residency at Rutgers University / New Jersey Medical School. Dr.